Vibrant flowers on upright stems wave enthusiastically above a very compact and densely branched mound of green foliage. Dark inflorescences form a tight center globe above a showy banner of gold-tipped, brick red petals. A profusion of flowers that lasts from late summer into fall, often until first frost. An herbaceous perennial.
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil – weekly, or more often.
USDA Zone 3 – 9
Grows in your zone: 6
Watering Needs: Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil – weekly, or more often.
Botanical Pronunciation: hel-EE-nee-um aw-tum-NAH-lee
Plant type: Perennial
Growth habit: Compact, Mounding, Upright
Growth rate: Moderate
Average landscape size: Moderately vigorous; reaches 12 to 15 in. tall, 15 to 18 in. wide.
Special features: Compact Form, Easy Care
Foliage color: Green
Blooms: Late Summer into Fall
Flower color: Multicolored